Reviews

  1. Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness after the Digital Explosion by Hal Abelson, Ken Ledeen and Harry Lewis

    Addison-Wesley, 2008, 366 p., $25.95.

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  2. The Quantum Ten: A Story of Passion, Tragedy, Ambition and Science by Sheilla Jones

    Oxford Univ., 2008, 323 p., $24.95.

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  3. Prescriptions for the Mind: A Critical View of Contemporary Psychiatry by Joel Paris

    Oxford Univ., 2008, 247 p., $29.50.

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  4. Coding and Redundancy: Man-Made and Animal-Evolved Signals by Jack P. Hailman

    Harvard Univ., 2008, 257 p., $39.95.

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  5. Math

    Book Review: The Princeton Companion to Mathematics, Timothy Gowers, ed

    Review by Tom Siegfried.

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  6. Science & Society

    All in a Day’s Work: Careers Using Science by Megan Sullivan

    NSTA Press, 2008, 140 p., $15.95.

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  7. Climate

    Fixing Climate: What Past Climate Changes Reveal About the Current Threat— And How to Counter It by Wallace S. Broecker and Robert Kunzig

    Hill and Wang, 2008, 253 p., $25.

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  8. Book Review: Poisoned Profits: The Toxic Assault on Our Children by Philip Shabecoff and Alice Shabecoff

    Review by Dina Fine Maron.

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  9. Physics

    Book Review: Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking by Charles Seife

    Review by Davide Castelvecchi.

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  10. Physics

    Facts and Speculations in Cosmology by Jayant V. Narlikar and Geoffrey Burbidge

    Cambridge Univ. Press, 2008, 287 p., $60.

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  11. Tech

    Neuroengineering the Future: Virtual Minds and the Creation of Immortality by Bruce F. Katz

    Infinity Science Press, 2008, 389 p., $49.95.

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  12. Plants

    Don’t Touch That: The Book of Gross, Poisonous, and Downright Icky Plants and Critters by Jeff Day

    Chicago Review Press, 2008, 108 p., $9.95.

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